|Men of the Coast Guard - Willard Pictures|
Made prior to the outbreak of WWII, "Men of the Coast Guard" presents America's first line of shore defense. Seen in this film are the Coast Guard cutters, life boats, and light ships that patrol America's home waters. The film also shows how recruits are drawn from the merchant marine and trained in the arts of lifesaving, seamanship, and navigation. The full rigged sail ship Joseph Conrad is seen at sea, fulfilling its mission by training cadets about teamwork...
|US Navy Blast Marshall Islands - Castle Films|
This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows the first offensive action of the Pacific War by the U.S. Navy: a raid on Makin Island in the Marshalls conducted by the USS Yorktown battle group under command of Admiral William Halsey. The film claims to show Japanese cruisers and even an aircraft carrier sunk by American forces, but in reality there were no such enemy losses.
|The News Magazine of the Screen|
Segments include: The World in the Camera - The Communist Threat Dwight Eisenhauer welcoming communist refugees The H Bomb test History of the Statue of Liberty Kitty Hawk - Wright Brothers Memorial - Footage of The Wright Brothers Teddy Roosevelt flies! Admiral Richard Byrd flies to the North Pole Charles Lindberg's flight Allied bombing of Europe Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier in the XS-1
|Manila is Bombed - Castle Films Newsreel|
The Japanese attacked Manila and the Phillipines on December 7, 1941, and caught one of America's great generals, Douglas MacArthur relatively unprepared. The loss of the American air forces on the ground in the initial attacks, forced the Army to make a quick retreat to the Bataan peninsula and the fortress of Corregidor. This film shows the early stage of the battle, and was made shortly after MacArthur fled the Phillipines for Australia where he would go on to command Allied forces...
|U-2 At U.N. Reds Now Charge U.S. Menaces Peace, 1960/05/23|
At NY HQ of UN, 11-member Security Council hears arguments by Gromyko, Henry Cabot Lodge; Lodge speaks; gave details of Soviet spy activities, "they have thousands of spies and subversives everywhere"
Downloads: 4,717 (1 review)
|Frogmen Under Water - U.S. Navy|
In this short newsreel, UDTs or Underwater Demolition Team frogmen demonstrate a long endurance dive, staying underwater for a record 48 hours.
|Japanese Bomb USA - Castle Films|
This short newsreel, produced for the home market, expresses deep outrage at the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Due to classification issues at the time the film was made, very little of the damage to Pearl Harbor itself is shown; rather the film focuses on damage to civilian areas of Waikiki and Honolulu. Footage includes: Emporer Hirohito reviewing his troops, Secretary of State Cordell Hull speaking with Japanese ambassadors, Waikiki during bombing attack, emergency hospitals durin...
|Bombing of Pearl Harbor - Castle Films|
This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Footage shows the wrecked seaplane base on Ford Island, the destroyer USS Shaw (DD-373) wrecked in its drydock, the battleship USS Utah (BB-13) capsized, and the mighty USS Arizona (BB-39) a twisted mass of smouldering metal.
|New Magellan. 'Triton' Circles World Submerged, 1960/05/12|
USS Triton, world's largest nuclear sub, completed its secret mission, helicopter takes Capt. Beach to White House, gets Legion of Merit from Ike, sub returns to New London CT from secret Operation Magellan mission around the world.
Downloads: 2,958 (1 review)
|Rescue at Sea - Castle Films|
In this short newsreel, an American female journalist and two others are seen rescued by a U.S. Navy submarine, after their helicopter suffered a mechanical failure and had to be ditched off the coast of South Korea. The date of this incident, and the name of the journalist and submarine, are not known.
|Yanks Smash Truk - Castle Films|
This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows Operation Hailstone, the U.S. assault on "Japan's Pearl Harbor", the naval base at Truk. Footage shows Task Force 58, which included the fleet carriers USS Yorktown, USS Essex, USS Intrepid, USS Bunker Hill, USS Enterprise, and the light carriers USS Belleau Wood, USS Cabot, USS Monterey, and USS Cowpens as they strike the Japanese base beginning in February of 1944...
|Graf Zeppelin Newsreel - German Schmalfilm|
This German propaganda newsreel was part of a a U.S. Navy archive compiled during WWII. This film celebrates the launching of Germany's new navy, including the super battleship Bismarck in 1939 and a never-completed aircraft carrier, the Graf Zeppelin in 1938. Grand Admiral Erich Raeder and Adolph Hitler can be seen at the christening of Graf Zeppelin at Kiel. Also featured in this newsreel is footage of the construction of U-boats and the launch of a completed boat.
Downloads: 2,129 (1 review)
|Open Sky Plan. Ike Offers U.N. U.S. Photo Planes, 1960/05/27|
Ike gives "striking demonstration of aerial photography's effectiveness" - shows San Diego North Island photo, taken at 70,000 ft; Ike speaks, need to build up our strength
|Down From Summit Mr. K. Kills Conference, Big 4 Depart For Homes, 1960/05/19|
(1) in Paris, Ike and McMillan and De Gaulle make farewells; "tumultuous press conference" of Khrushchev, points and shakes finger (2) AFL-CIO union industries show in Washington DC, 375 displays (3) German zoo
|Missile Milestone. First Polaris Firing By Submerged U-Boat, 1960/07/21|
Polaris missile loaded from truck to sub at Cape Canaveral, missile hatches opened on USS George Washington, missile fired 1100 miles to its target, then 2nd missile fired.
Downloads: 8,923 (1 review)
UN troops from Tunesia pour into Congo, Belgian troops still hold key centers as Congo continues to demand withdrawal of Belgian troops
|Powers Case. Ike States Policy On Spies and Open Skies, 1960/05/12|
Ike press conference, speaks about need for information for deterrence to orevent secret suprise attack from Soviet Union, "reason for my Open Skies proposal in 1955"
|Summit Crisis. Mr. K. In Ugly Mood Over U-2 Incident , 1960/05/16|
(1) wreckage of U-2 of Gary Powers on display in Moscow, Khrushchev with press; Khrushchev arrives in Paris "in ugly mood"; Ike arrives "unsmiling" and speaks at airport, Khrushchev "insulting tirade" torpedoed the summit talks (no pics of Khrushchev)(2) France launched world's largest passenger liner, the SS France, commissioned by Madam De Gaulle (partial newsreel)
|Spy Story of The Year, 1960/05/09|
In Moscow, Khrushchev tells Presidium the Gary Powers was alive and his plane shot down on May Day, spokesman Lincoln White makes statement
|Cataclysm. Volcano, Tidal Waves, Devastate Pacific Area, 1960/05/27|
(1) aerial view of Chile, destroyed buildings and cities due to earthquake; tidal waves at 500 mph raced across the Pacific, hit Californai coast, hit Japan, 18,000 lives lost (2) "Sentry Satellite 5,000 Pound Missile Spotter In Orbit" - Atlas missile launched at Cape Canaveral of satellite (no pics of satellite, only of launch)
Downloads: 5,173 (1 review)
|Japan Surrenders - Castle Films|
This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows the final events of World War II, including the development and testing of the atomic bomb, the atomic bombing of Japan, the Japanese surrender, and the U.S. occupation of the Japanese mainland including Honshu, and the arrival of the U.S. Third Fleet in Tokyo Bay. The film not only includes the Japanese surrender on the USS Missouri (BB-63) in Tokyo Bay, the celebration in Manhattan's Times Square, and a parade in Red Square Moscow...
Florida - Atlas ICBM launched at Cape Canaveral, tape recorder running, carried payload of research instruments 9000 miles to Indian Ocean, "longest surface-to-surface rocket ever achieved."
Downloads: 12,101 (2 reviews)
|Midway and Coral Sea Battles - Castle Films|
This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows Japanese attacks on Australia, and the Battle of Coral Sea and Midway that turned the tide of the Pacific War. Includes footage of Allied transports headed for Australia, where they will be under command of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. An Douglas A-26 bomber is seen making a crash landing after its gear fails to extend. The Australian cities of Port Moresby and Darwin come under Japanese attack from the air...
|Army - Newsreel|
newsreel - circa 1969
|US Carrier Fight for Life - Castle Films|
This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-5) under attack by Japanese Zeros during the Battle of the Coral Sea. Although the carrier was badly damaged in the battle, it lived to sail another day and proved crucial to the U.S. victory at Midway a few months later.
|U.N. Spy Debate. Reds 'Bugged' American Embassy Lodge Claims, 1960/05/27|
Lodge shows great seal, opens it and shows the listening device; Council voted 7-2 to censure the Soviet Union
|25 Years Ago, 1960/05/19|
25 Years Ago - Mussolini demonstrates gas attack outside Rome; AAA of FDR: patman bonus bill sent to FDR, vetoed by FDR, but passed over his veto, supported by Huey Long: Coughlin rally in Madison Square Garden; NRA rule unconstitutional; 17 survivors of Civil War in NY parade; 25th year of Indy 500 car race won at 106 mph
|Yanks Bomb Tokyo - Castle Films|
Yanks Bomb Tokyo
|1937 - Die Kamera faehrt mit - Aus der Arbeit der Wochenschau (12m 19s, 640x480)|
1937 - Die Kamera faehrt mit - Aus der Arbeit der Wochenschau (12m 19s, 640x480)
Keywords: Wochenschau; Newsreel
|Schleswig-Holstein bombards Danzig - Castle Films|
Newsreel footage shows the Kriegsmarine pre-dreadnought, Deutschland class battleship Schleswig-Holstein as it bombards Danzig, Poland during the outbreak of WWII in 1939. The Schlewsig-Holstein was credited with the first shots of World War II.
Keywords: German newsreel
|National Film Board Of Canada Newsreel Excerpts - National Film Board of Canada|
WWI newsreels. "This material was collected by CBS for its 1960s television documentary series, WORLD WAR I ... CNFB - French women in the hay - horses - cows - tilling soil - getting water from well - pins medal - working on helmet; Fr. soldiers enter cinema; Fr. nurses - girl singing with amputee; 3 Fr. soldiers dreaming; Fr. nurses handing out food - with men in hospital - blind soldiers - at sunset; Kids playing games - at school - at hospital; Fr...
Keywords: WWI; Newsreel
|Girl Wrestlers Mix It In Furious Championship Bout|
This is a clip from a Universal Newsreel dated September 15, 1937. This clip features Dolores Gonzales and Clara Mortensen in a bout that took place September 1, 1937 in the San Antonio, Texas Walkathon arena. The referee is Dr. Karl Sarpolis, also a wrestler. This is the first professional female wrestling bout held in San Antonio. Clara won the match, but later faced Dolores again for a re-match because of claims that Sarpolis was an unfair ref.
Keywords: Universal Newsreel
Downloads: 7,693 (1 review)
|Oceania Indymedia Newsreal - Edition One (complete)|
This is a full mpeg1-vcd-pal copy of the Oceania Indymedia Newsreal, in its entirety, running at 74minutes. The OCEANIA INDYMEDIA NEWSREAL is a compilation of tactical video of the moment, with a regional focus. It is a news-zine for the web, and distributed on CD-ROM, with aims parallel to those found on the oceania.indymedia.org website - to collate stories from independant producers and community media collectives focussing on social change and environmental issues...
Keywords: indymedia; oceania; newsreel
|Graf Spee Scuttled German Navy - Castle Films|
The scuttling of the German pocket battleship Graf Spee is shown, off the coast of Uruguay in December of 1939. Features footage of the Graf Spee's captain Hans Langsdorff, and the aftermath of the Battle of the River Plate. Various British ships from Hunting Group 'G' of the South Atlantic Squadron (HMS Exeter, HMS Ajax, HMS Cumberland and HMS Achilles) are shown along with Beagle Class destroyers such as H30.
Keywords: WWII propaganda newsreel
|General Strike newsreel 2 - Bert Gould|
Pathe News newsreel footage of the first days of San Francisco's General Strike, stores and streets empty.
Keywords: Big Strike; 1934; newsreel
|General Strike newsreel 1 - Bert Gould|
Original Pathe News newsreel footage describing the unfolding General Strike in breathless and fearsome tones.
Keywords: Big Strike; 1934; newsreel
Downloads: 5,436 (1 review)
|The Inn of the Sixth Happiness - Premiere 1|
Stars arrive for the premiere of The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
Keywords: Movie Premiere; Newsreel
|The Inn of the Sixth Happiness - Premier 2|
Celebrity premiere of The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
Keywords: Movietone Newsreel; Movie Premier
Dutch Newsreel on the making of Glass. Not the 1960 academy award winner.
Keywords: Documentary; Dutch; Short; Newsreel; Polygoon
|Joy and Pain - Melody Ayres-Griffiths and April Ayres-Griffiths (OPL)|
Short music clip by Australian electronica duo OPL (Melody Ayres-Griffith and April Ayres-Griffiths) that contrasts various pieces of world-war II era newsreel footage with the themes of Joy and Pain.
Keywords: electronica; analog synth; newsreel; world war II
|Well, Maybe I'm Not the Sharpest Knife in the Drawer... - Chris George|
Well, Maybe I'm Not the Sharpest Knife in the Drawer... Music: "Cannibal" by Inspector 22 http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Inspector_22/20110405161646516/05_Cannibal "Cannibal" by Inspector 22 is licensed under a Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ The music is from The Free Music Archive http://freemusicarchive.org/ Films: [Texas Knife Thrower and Children] http://archive.org/details/KnifeThr1950 "Carving Magic" ...
Keywords: meat; knife; cannibal; Texas; children; newsreel
|Air Fleet of The Sky - U.S. Government|
Pre World War II (WWII) of U.S. Navy battleships and aircraft carriers on manuevers. Features the USS Lexington, CV-2.
Keywords: Pre World War II (WWII) newsreel
|Jack Dempsey Newsreel 1920s|
Boxer Jack Dempsey. Newsreel. 1920s. http://m-baer.narod.ru/dempsey.htm
Keywords: boxing; newsreel; jack dempsey; manassa mauler; champion
Downloads: 4,864 (2 reviews)
|Jack Dempsey Newsreel 1930s|
Boxer Jack Dempsey. Newsreel. 1930s. http://m-baer.narod.ru/dempsey.htm
Keywords: boxing; newsreel; jack dempsey; manassa mauler; champion
|German Newsreel: German Navy WWI - German Newsreel|
This German propaganda movie was part of a U.S. Navy archive compiled during WWII, and acquired by Periscope Film. Shows naval actions in World War I (WWI), including the German High Fleet engaging the British Royal Navy at Jutland. Contains actual combat footage of German warships firing upon and sinking a British battlecruiser which then capsizes. Footage also includes Zebrugge, Scapa Flow and Firth of Forth.
Keywords: World War I (WWI) German Newsreel
Downloads: 3,206 (1 review)
|Kinoteca: Prince Alexander Of Serbia - Kinoteca|
"Kinoteca - Prince Alexander of Serbia; Austrian Red Cross Horse carts over bridge; Aust. camp life tents. Getting medals (Albanian troops); Slavic POWs on road; Nicholas of Montenegro talking to Austrians - eating at table - with Americans who fought."ARC Identifier: 89767"This material was collected by CBS for its 1960s television documentary series, WORLD WAR I....Note: All rights were conveyed to the U.S...
Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918; Newsreel
|Max Baer in London|
Boxer Max Baer comes to London in 1937. http://m-baer.narod.ru/index_en.htm
Keywords: newsreel; boxing; max baer; livermore larupper; madcap maxie
|Six Brothers do a Hercules|
A Canadian family (six brothers) of body builders show off their strength and skills. Boxer Max Baer shaking hands with one of the brothers, then shakes hands with another and wrings hands in mock agony. http://m-baer.narod.ru/index_en.htm
Keywords: sports; newsreel; body builders; max baer; livermore larupper; madcap maxie
|Gene Tunney Newsreel|
Boxer Gene Tunney. Newsreel. http://m-baer.narod.ru
Keywords: boxing; newsreel; gene tunney; fighting marine; jack dempsey; manassa mauler
|Film on war - antonwithagen|
See also: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/focuson/film/ There is always the question of exactly how independent a TV news report is. However, in the later 20th century there were many news networks and in countries like the USA and UK there was no official censorship, except for matters of national security. This clip is an interesting example of the type of reporting which became highly controversial because it was said that the style and tone of the reporting shaped opinions about...
Keywords: Ireland; Uk; war; flim; black&white; newsreel; politics